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INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION

BUREAU OF STATISTICS


Statement No. M-400
JULY, 1934


SUMMARY OF ACCIDENTS REPORTED BY STEAM RAILWAYS FOR THE MONTH OF JULY, 1934


Number of Total persons Total Total Totale Employees on duty Otr Passengers Travelers not Other
ind of accident train trespassers nontrespassers otal ranen Other on trains on trains nontrespassers
accidents Toa Tanen erlovees
Ke__________________ __________ d____ KilledInjured Killed njued lledn u nJrured Kied Injured ureKilled Injured ll illed nure -d Jured
TRAIN ACCIDETS
collisions .......................................... 1934 115 17 17 6 6 10 1
1933 131 3 21 1 3 20 3 18 3 16 2 2 -
Derailments .......................................... 1934 285 22 44 18 17 4 27 3 18 3 18 6 1 3
1933 311 14 50 10 20 4 30 3 23 3 20 3 1 1 6
Looomotive-boiler accidents ......................... 1934 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 -
1933 3 3 14 3 14 3 5 2 2 1 3 3 6
Other locomotive accidents .......................... 1934 40- -
1933 36 -
Miscellaneous .......................................19314 57 3 9 3 9 3 2 1 3 6
1933 63 6 8 6 8 3 2 1 1 6 4
Total .......................................... 1934 98 26 71 18 17 8 54 4 28 4 27 1 1- 16 4 10
1933 5T7 26 93 10 21 16 72 9 49 8 40 1 9 7 7 16
#At highway y grade crossings,
classified above ....................... 1934 8 11 4 11 3 3 4 8
1933 11 8 11 8 11 1 6 1 6 7 5
TAIN-SERVICE ACCIDENTS
Coupling or uncoupling oars or locomotives .................... 1934 1 17 1 17 1 17 1 17 -
1933 1 26 1 26 1 26 1 25 1 -
Coupling or uncoupling air hose ................................1934 10 10 10 8 2 -
1933 5 5 5 5 -
Operating locomotives ......................................... 1934 75 75 75 73 2 -
1933 70 70 70 69.1
Operating hand brakes ......................................... 1934 1 11. 1 1 7 1 146 1 ..
1933 3 4 3 4 3 4 3 46 -
Operating switches ............................................ 1934 11 i1 11 -
1933 8 8 8 7 1 -
Coming In contact with fixed structures .......................1934 8 35 7 15 1 20 1 20 1 198 2 -
1933 16 37 15 22 1 15 1 15 1 14 1 -
Getting on or off oars or locomotives ......................... 1934 53 31 49 1 1 4 177 1 103 96 1 7 2 62 1 12
1933 O 60 404 58 226 2 178 1 110 102 1 8 62 1 6
Accidents at highway grade crossings# ......................... 1934 117 279 3 4 114 275 3 3 14 272
1933 98 236 2 3 96 233 2 2 96 231
Struck or run over, not at public crossings ................... 1934 212 133 192 91 20 42 8 16 3 10 5 6 2 12 24
1933 198 96 177 74 21 22 8 13 1 7 4 6 3 12 6
Miscellaneous ................................................. 1934 83 43 74 101 9 352 6 233 4 208 2 25 1 70 7 2 42
1933 87 43 368 127 19 336 18 239 12 197 6 1 42 55 6 36
i'otal ....................................................1934 1475 1,378 325 352 150 1,026 18 535 10 1490 8 45 3 132 9 129 350
1933 463 1,391 320 452 113 939 32 5331. 21 474_.11 60 1 117 1 9 109 2r9
TOTAL TRAIN AND TRAIN-SERVICE ACCIDENTS ..................... 1934 501 1, 44+ 343 369 158 1,080 22 563 14 517 8 46 3 114 9 133 360
1933 489 1,484 330 473 159 1,011 41 583 29 514 12 69 1 124 1 9 116 295
Looomotive-miles:
July, 1934 ..........92,494,507
July, 1933 ......... .92,624,988
Casualties per million looomotive-miles ........ 1934 5.42 15.6i 3.71 3.99 1.71 11.698 0.24 6.09 0.15 5.59 0.09 0.50 0.03 1.60 0.10 1.44 3.89
1ojj 3:71 3.-99 5:5.2 o o + .9 0.09, 339
1933 5.28 16.02 3.56 5.11 1.72 10.91 .144 6.29 .31 5.55 .13 .7r .01 1.34 .01 .10 1.25 3.18
TOTAL NONTRAIN (INCLUDING INDUSTRIAL) ACCIDENTS ............. 1934 25 1,117 12 39 13 1,078 13 952 13 947 54 1 -
1933 15 963 5 38 10 925 9 826 14 9 812 -______ 35__4
29 z 14812 1432
AND TOTAL- ACCIDENTS OF ALL CLASSES ........................ 1934 526 2,56 355 408 171 2,158 35 1.15 14 522 21 99 3 148 63 133 432
115036 5 2 1 117 35
1933 50o4 2,447 335 511 169 1,936 501,9 29 528 21 1 124 1 4 11 359
Increase or Decrease Per cent ............................... 4.37 4.86 5.97 *20.16 1.18 11.47 30.00 7.52 *51.72 *1.14 12.71 .00.00 19.35 -10000 43.18 13.68 20.33
Man-hours (Class I Roads):
July, 1934 ......... 198,431,684
July, 1933 ......... 185,305,189
Casualties per million man-hours ............... 1934 0.18 7.63 -
1933 .27 7.60 -
HIQWAX mADE-CROSSING ACCIDENTS
Number of aooidents:
July, 1934 ................. 219
July, 1933 ................. 218
#Total casualties at highway grade crossings ... 1934 121 20 53 4 118 286 6 6 118 280
1933 106 247 2 3 104 244 1 8 1 S-.8.-.-- 103 236


* Decrease.


67094-0 U.S. GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE:1934







Subject to revision INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION

BUREAU OF STATISTICS


JULY, 1934


SUMMARY OF ACCIDENTS REPORTED BY STEAM RAILWAYS FOR THE SEVEN MONTHS ENDING WITH JULY, 1934


Number of Total persons Total Total Psployees on duty Passengers Travelers not Other
Kind of accident train trespassers nontrespassers Total Trainmen Other on trains on trains nontreepasaers
accidents _______ l employees ______ _____
~~~~-_____ l___________Kl____ ______Illed Injured Killed Injured killed Injured Killed Injured Killed InJured Killed Injursd Killed InJured Illned nJuread Killed Injured
TRAIN ACCIDENTS
Oollisions ........................................... 194 800 12 114 2 7 10 107 10 56 10 52 4 40 11
19t 654 9 125 2 9 123 8 65 8 58 7 43 1 15
Derailments .......................................... 1934 2,118 79 290 22 38 57 252 32 104 32 86 18 9 116 1 16 31
1933 1.817 56 298 31 49 25 249 17 102 15 89 2 13 109 8 38
Locomotive-boiler accidents .......................... 1934 16 2 8 2 8 2 8 1 8 1 -
1933 10 4 19 4 19 4 10 2 7 2 3 3 6
Other locomotive accidents ........................... 1934 326 2 7 2 7 2 7 2 7 -
1933 267 1 1 1 1 -
Miscellaneous ........................................1934 384 30 64 3 3 27 61 1 23 1 18 i 5 18 26 20
1933 353 21 14 1 __16:20 148,9, 13, 11, 2 31 20 32
Total ........................................... 1934 3,644 125 483 27 48 98 435 47 198 46 1 1 1 27 9 174 1 42 62
1933 3,101 90 497 32 57 58 5 440 2 29 191 25 166 14 25 158 29 91
fAt highway grade orossinga, --- --
classified above ........................ 1934 75 44 44 4 1 40 43 5 12 5 10 2 4 35 27
1933 70 29 63 1 6 28 57 1 10 1 10 2 2- 7 4
TRAIIN-SERI CE ACCIDENTS ---- -
Coupling or uncoupling oare or looomotivesa ..................... 1934 11 141 11 ll4 11 141 10 139 1 2 --
1933 6 149 6 149 6 149 5 14 1 5 -
Coupling or uncoupling air hose ................................ 1934 3 69 3 69 3 69 2 56 1 13 --
1933 7 82 7 82 7 82 3 65 4 1 -
Operating locomotives .......................................... 1934 5 537 5 537 5 537 5 518 19 --
1933 2 505 2 505 2 505 2 495 10 -
Operating hand brakes .......................................... 1934 10 285 10 285 10 285 10 280 5 --
1933 11 277 11 277 11 277 11 274 3 -
Operating switohes ............................................. 1934 1 113 1 113 1 113 105 1 8 -
1933 101 101 101 96 5 -
Coming in contact with fixed structures ........................1934 3 121 24 140 9 81 9 77 9 72 5 1 3
1933 176 36 88 10 88 10 83 10 79 4 4 1
Getting on or off oars or locomotives .......................... 1934 257 1,909 236 6T71 21 1,238 14 756 12 714 2 42 14 1433 3 9
1933 311 2,173 295 996 16 1,177 9 766 6 717 3 49 5 377 2
Accidents at highway grade crossings# .......................... 1934 783 2,269 27 52 756 2,217 1 26 25 1 1 3 755 2,188
1933 72 1,665 16 38 706 1,627 7 16 2 15 5 1 1 699 1,610
Struck or run over, not at public crossing ......................1934 97 589 8299 357 149 232 73 106 19 4 54 52 2 7 74
1933 964 505 831 333 133 172 50 86 21 43 29 43 4 10 79 7
Miscellaneous .................................................. 1934 410 2,69 330 476 o 2,183 70 1,505 44 1,321 26 184 2 359 1 22 7 297
1933 395 2,540 308 571 87 1,969 79 1,371 59 1,152 20 219 2 291 1 2235 75 272
193 35 2 39 ?1 1 35 5 272
Total ..................................................... 1934 2,491 8,692 1,446 1,596 1,045 7,096 197 3,615 111 3,284 86 31 6 796 3 29 839 2,656
1933 2,464 8,173 1,486 2,026 97 6,147 181 3,3 119 3,080 62 356 7 673 5 45 785 1993
TOTAL TRAIN AND TRAIN-SERVIOE AOCIDENTS ...................... 1934 2,616 9,175 1,473 1,644 1,143 7,531 2144 3,813 157 3,1455 87 3581 15 970 3 305 881 2,718
1933 2,554 8,670 1,518 2,083 1,036 6,587 210 3,627 144 3,2 6 _b 381 7 831 5 845 8l4 2o084
Looomotive-miles:
7 months ending with July, 1934 ......... 639,783,474
7 months ending with July, 1933 .........592,186,954
Casualties per million looombtive-miles .........1934 4.3109 14. 3. 2. 2.57 1.79 11.1277 0.35 .196 0.2 5.40 o0.114 0. 0.02 1.2 0.05 1.38 4.25
1933 1 1. 2.6 3-522 1.75 11.12 .35 .12 1 R.11 .64 .01 1.40 .0o .08 1.37 3.52
TOTAL NONTRAIN (INCLUDING INDUSTRIAL) ACCIDENTS .............. 1934 144 7,210 54 210 90 7,000 72 6,134 79 72 6,055 4 343 14 523
1933 97 6,077 37 5 253 60 5,824 148 5,026 71T 1 48 4,955 1 248 111 550
GRAND TOTAL ACCIDENTS OF ALL CLASSES ......................... 1934 2,760 16,385 1,527 1,854 1,233 114,531 316 9,947 157 3,53 1 159 6,413 15 970 7 373 895 3,241
1933 2,651 14,747 1,555 2,336 1,o096 12,11 258 8,653 44 3,317 1 14 5,336 7 831 6 293 825 2,634
Increase or Decrease Per cent ............................... 4.11 11.11 *1.80 *20.63 12.50 17.08 22.48 114.95 9.03 6.54 39.47 20.18 1114.29 16.73 16.67 27.30 8.48 23.0o4
Man-hours (Class I Roads):
7 months ending with July, 1934 ....... 1,347,227,694
7 months ending with July, 1933 ....... 1,201,113,208
Casualties per million man-hours ................1934 .. 0.23 7.38 -
1933 .21 7.204 -_ -- -
HIGHWAY GRADE-OCROSSING ACCIDENTS
Number of accidents:
7 months ending with July, 1934 ............... 2,003
7 months ending with July, 1933 ...............1,589
f#Total casualties at highway grade crossings .... 1934 827 2,313 31 53 796 2,260 6 38 5 35 1 3 7 790 2215
1933 751 1728 1 ) 7314684 8 26 3 25 5 1 3 726 1,655
1933 751 1,728 17 9 ,63 -9 ,1


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